Marion D. Mishler, 86, died Saturday, September 26, 2009 after a long illness.

Marion was born February 8, 1923 in Cherokee County, to Floyd Mishler and Grace King Mishler.

Marion was a member of the First Christian Church, Baxter Springs.

He was a veteran of World War II serving from 1942 to 1945 where he served in the Atlantic with the Army Air Corp.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jerry Warbington.  Marion was a lifelong resident of the Riverton area.  He retired from Gulf Oil Co at Riverton.  He enjoyed football and baseball and followed the game closely.

He is survived by Imogene Mishler of the home.

Graveside services were held Monday September 28, 2009 at Baxter Cemetery, Baxter Springs, under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena.